The presentation will review studies conducted by the speaker on associations between public health and surface coal mining. Particular attention will be paid to evidence for adverse public health in relation to a type of surface mining
Michael Hendryx, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Indiana University, USA. Much of his recent work has documented public health disparities for people who live near surface coal mining operations. He is also currently a Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the University of Newcastle, working at the Priority Research Centre on Generational Health and Ageing on studies of women’s health across the lifespan in relation to social, lifestyle and environmental risks.
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